Always Shoot Your Shot

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In this blog, we're looking at video 12 of my 90 day livestream journey. Today I'm discussing why you should always shoot your shot.

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☥ Day 12/90: Always Shoot Your Shot // August 16 2019 ☥


Wayne Gretzky Said It
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take. - Wayne Gretzky

Seems intuitive enough, but it's an incredibly important distinction to make about the fear of failure. If we aren't willing to completely leave our comfort zones and take action towards our desired outcomes, opening ourselves up to the risk of failure, then we will have to settle for what is. When we do put ourselves along a different path, all sorts of feelings, narratives, and self defeating unconscious habit patterns will arise, telling us why we shouldn't, wouldn't, or can't try something new.

Shakespeare Said It
Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt. - Shakespeare

Again we can see this motif of inaction leading to fear. What's less comfortable: the feeling of accepting what is, or the feeling of growth? We have to make a decision in our lives about which one we are willing to tolerate, and we should do this regularly. Without checking in with ourselves and listening to our intuition, we're wide open to just ignoring clear signs and compounding the negative affects of heading down the wrong path.

Watch today's video below:

☥ Day 12/90: Always Shoot Your Shot // August 16 2019 ☥

See you tomorrow.

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